Is this a new dawn for SA cricket?

Is this a new dawn for SA cricket?

Quinton de Kock of the Proteas during the South African national mens cricket team training session and press conference at Senwes Park on March 06, 2020 in Potchefstroom, South Africa. (Photo by Lee Warren/Gallo Images)

A hunger for success tempered with caution is going to be sorely needed when the Proteas head to India.

Watching the Proteas complete an emphatic 3-0 whitewash of Australia in the ODI series on Saturday, it was hard to think that the “dark days” of South African cricket – as TV commentator Mark Nicholas referred to them – were only in the last two months of 2019. It seemed then that we were in danger of hitting rock bottom. Now, players – and particularly the newer members of the side – have a confidence and discipline which was absent last year. At the same time, they are not cocky. The Man of the Series in the ODIs, Heinrich Klaasen,...




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